Ketostar Soap

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Ketostar Soap Information

Ketostar Soap is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Soap. It is primarily used for the treatment of Fungal Infections. Ketostar Soap also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Ketostar Soap depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Ketostar Soap have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Ketostar Soap normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Ketostar Soap has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ketostar Soap related warnings talks about Ketostar Soap's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Ketostar Soap since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Ketostar Soap contraindications section.

Additionally, Ketostar Soap may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ketostar Soap is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Ketostar Soap Benefits & Uses

Ketostar Soap is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ketostar Soap Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Ketostar Soap Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ketostar Soap safe for pregnant women?


    Ketostar may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Ketostar, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Ketostar Soap safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Ketostar.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Ketostar Soap on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Ketostar on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Ketostar Soap on the Liver?


    Ketostar may have severe effects on your liver, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Ketostar Soap on the Heart?


    Side effects of Ketostar rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Ketostar Soap Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ketostar Soap unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Ketostar Soap

  • Is this Ketostar Soap habit forming or addictive?


    Ketostar Soap is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ketostar Soap. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Ketostar Soap only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Ketostar Soap is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Ketostar Soap Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ketostar Soap


    Taking Ketostar Soap with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ketostar Soap


    Consumption of alcohol and Ketostar Soap together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Ketostar Soap

Question over 4 years ago

Does Ketostar cause hair loss?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

No, Ketostar does not cause hair loss. There have been no known cases of this drug causing hair loss. However, do keep your doctor informed if you are experiencing hair loss with Ketostar.  

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Ketostar safe?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Ketostar is safe to use, if it used in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the dermatologist. However, few side effects are observed such as localised irritation with a stinging and burning sensation.

Question about 5 years ago

How does Ketostar work?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Ketostar contains ketoconazole which works by blocking the ergosterol synthesis leading to membrane abnormalities in the fungus which is necessary for fungal cell membrane growth. Hence in this way, it kills the fungus by destroying its cell membrane and treats the fungal infection.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Ketostar cause stomach upset?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Ketostar does not cause stomach upset when applied topically. However, Ketostar can cause stomach upset if taken orally.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Ketostar good for ringworm?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Ketostar is effectively used in the ringworm. Please consult a dermatologist before using this medicine.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nizoral (ketoconazole)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 792-793

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 174-177

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